Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Finlandia's Nordic Film Series opens Jan. 12

HANCOCK -- The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center Nordic Film Series for winter and spring 2012 will begin Thursday, Jan. 12, with Risto Rääpääja (Ricky the Rapper, Finland, 2008). The film is in Finnish with English subtitles.

Each film in the series takes place on the second Thursday of the month, with showings at both 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The films are free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.

The series will continue with the following films:

Thursday, Feb. 9. The Singing Revolution (USA/Estonia, 2008). In English and Estonian with English subtitles.

Thursday, March 8. Kulkuri ja Joutsen (The Swan and the Wanderer, Finland, 1999). In Finnish with English subtitles.

Thursday, April 12. Efter Brylluppet (After the Wedding, Denmark, 2006). In Danish with English subtitles.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is located on the campus of Finlandia University at 435 Quincy St., Hancock.

For additional information, contact Hilary Virtanen, programming coordinator for the Finnish American Heritage Center, at 906-487-7505.

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